Make-A-Wish Southern Florida will kick off its Walk For Wishes, a virtual 5K Walk that raises money to grant the life-changing wishes of local children that have critical illnesses.
WINK News’ Sabrina Katz and Meteorologist Matt Devitt will emcee the event Saturday, October 10.
Make-A-Wish invites friends, family, colleagues and neighbors (near and far) to participate and fundraise.
Head to their Facebook page for opening and closing ceremonies on Walk day.
WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2020
- 8:00 a.m. – Opening ceremony
- 8:10 a.m. – Walk begins
- 9:00 a.m. – Closing ceremony
COST: $20 (adults) | $10 (children 12 and under)
Receive a Make-A-Wish shirt with registration by September 10.
A Make-A-Wish Southern Florida has granted more than 12,000 life-changing
The organization has granted wishes since 1983 for children who have critical illnesses. It aims to grant a wish for every medically-eligible child in its territory and understands wishes aren’t just nice, they’re necessary for kids and families at some of the most difficult times in their lives.
MORE: Click here to register or make a donation
Kids most often ‘wish to be’ (something), ‘wish to meet’ (someone), ‘wish to go’ (somewhere), ‘wish to have’ (something), or ‘wish to give’ (to a cause) and the nonprofit organization makes this happen for the child and his/her entire family at no cost or obligation.
Make-A-Wish is still granting wishes during COVID-19, these wishes are focused on ‘wish to have’.
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